For population 25 years and over in Valley:
For population 15 years and over in Valley CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (56.4 miles , pop. 56,002).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (101.2 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (530.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Dillard, GA (1.4 miles) , Mountain City, GA (1.5 miles ), Sky Valley, GA (1.9 miles ), Clayton, GA (2.3 miles ), Tiger, GA (2.8 miles ), Highlands, NC (3.5 miles ), Tallulah Falls, GA (3.9 miles) , Mountain Rest, SC (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 34.95 N, Longitude: 83.37 W
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Valley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Valley, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Valley-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.5 miles away from the Valley place center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Valley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from Valley center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from Valley center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rabun County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Gertrude McCoy - Actor, Louis Ivory - Player of football, Paul Gillespie - Baseball player, Richard Ray - Politician, Vaughn Mancha - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Valley:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valley:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 35.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.67. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
120 people in other nonhousehold living situations
108 people in nursing homes
Valley compared to Georgia state average:
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Religion statistics for Valley (based on Rabun County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($74,904 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,375 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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